Agenda and decisions

Place, Regeneration and Housing Committee
Thursday, 25th November, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: The Old Restaurant 3rd floor, Wakefield Town Hall. Wood St, Wakefield WF1 2HQ

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

3.

Exempt information - possible exclusion of the press and public

To highlight Appendix xxx of Agenda item xxx which officers have

identified as containing exempt information within the meaning of Schedule

12A to the Local Government Act 1972, and where officers consider that

the public interest in maintaining the exemptions outweighs the public

interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.

 

2. To consider whether or not to accept the officers’ recommendation in

respect of the above information as set out at paragraph

 

3. If the recommendations are accepted, to formally pass the following

resolution: -

 

RESOLVED That in accordance with paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule

12A to the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the

meeting during consideration of Appendices xxx of Agenda item x

on the grounds that they are likely, in view of the nature of the business to

be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the

press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt

information and for the reasons set out in the report that in all the

circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption

outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

4.

Minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 317 KB

5.

Statement of Intent on Mass Transit pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Led by: Michael Long

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved:

 

(i)              That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(ii)             That members feedback and comments be noted.

 

(iii)           That the signing of the first version of the Mass Transit Statement of Intent be approved.

 

6.

Greater Manchester Planning for Places Statement of Common Ground pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Led by: Michael Long

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved: That the signing of the Greater Manchester Planning For Places Statement of Common Ground relating to matter 12 – Cross Boundary Transport be approved.

 

 

7.

Housing Market Dashboard (for information) pdf icon PDF 250 KB

Additional documents:

8.

Capital Spending Report pdf icon PDF 1005 KB

Led by: Melanie Corcoran

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

 

(i)         That in respect of the Outwood Park and Ride Scheme the Place, Regeneration and Housing Committee approved that:

(a)        The Outwood Park and Ride scheme proceeds through decision point 3 (outline business case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case). 

(b)         An indicative approval to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £2,731,000. The total scheme value is £2,731,000.

(c)         Development costs of £86,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to decision point 4 (full business case) taking the total scheme approval to £296,000. The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Wakefield Council for expenditure of up to £296,000.

(d)         Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

(ii)              That in respect of the North Halifax Improved Streets for People the Place Regeneration and Housing Committee approved that:

(a)        The North Halifax Improved Streets for People scheme proceeds through decision point 3 (outline business case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(b)         An indicative approval to total scheme costs of £10,958,000 is given, to be funded by the Combined Authority’s Transforming Cities Fund (TCF).

(c)         Additional development costs of £1,350,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to decision point 4 (full business case), taking the total scheme approval to £1,980,000.

(d)         The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Calderdale Council for expenditure of up to £1,980,000.

(e)         A progress report to be submitted to the Combined Authority’s Programme Appraisal Team by end of March 2022 to include:

o      Outcome of public consultation on feasibility designs and demonstrate continued political support for the scheme.

o      An update on the progress of land acquisition.

o      Preliminary designs for the scheme.

o      Progression of statutory undertaker work requirements and associated costs.

o      Updated costs, QRA and programme.

o      Updated economic case.

o      Demonstrate project affordability within the overall Transforming Cities Fund’s programme.

(f)          Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

(iii)            That in respect of West Halifax Street for People the Place Regeneration and Housing Committee approved that:

(a)        The West Halifax Improved Streets for People scheme proceeds through decision point 3 (outline business case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(b)         An indicative approval to total scheme costs of £9,240,000 is given, to be funded by the Combined Authority’s Transforming Cities Fund.

(c)         Additional development costs of £1,275,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to decision point 4 (full business case), taking the total scheme approval to £1,827,000.

(d)         The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Calderdale Council for expenditure of up to £1,827,000.

(e)         A progress report to be  ...  view the full decision text for item 8.

9.

Broadband pdf icon PDF 302 KB

Led by: Kate Thompson

Decision:

 

Resolved:

 

(i)              That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(ii)             That progress to date on the delivery of SWYY Broadband Contracts 2 and 3 Programme as highlighted in Section 2 of the report and the further update in Exempt Appendix 1 be noted.

 

(iii)           That the recommendations outlined at 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 of exempt appendix 1 be approved.